Mixed Race Wedding In Ventersdorp

Jaco & Thembi Tie The Knot Despite Last-Minute Venue Change


Jaco & Thembi Tie The Knot Despite Last-Minute Venue Change (© Gallo)

 

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A wedding between a white Afrikaans man and his black bride that was due to be held in a Ventersdorp church as a symbol of racial reconciliation was canceled at the last minute in an alleged act of racism. Ventersdorp has long been considered a bastion of white Afrikaans culture and is for some synonymous with the culture that gave birth to Apartheid.

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